People: Caesars Entertainment Corp (CZR.OQ)
18 Sep 2019
Mr. John D. Dionne is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dionne has been a Senior Advisor of the Blackstone Group L.P., an investment firm, since July 2013 and a Senior Lecturer in the Finance Unit of the Harvard Business School since January 2014. Until he retired from his position as a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone in June 2013, Mr. Dionne was Global Head of its Private Equity Business Development and Investor Relations Groups and served as a member of Blackstone’s Private Equity Global Investment and Valuation Committees. Mr. Dionne originally joined Blackstone in 2004 as the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of the Blackstone Distressed Securities Fund. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Dionne was for several years a Partner and Portfolio Manager for Bennett Restructuring Funds, specializing in financially troubled companies, during which time he also served on several official and ad-hoc creditor committees. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Mr. Dionne currently serves as a member of the Boards of Directors of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., an outdoor advertising company, where he is a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; Cengage Learning Holdings II, Inc., a company engaged in the business of providing education technology to schools, libraries, and workforce training markets worldwide, where he is as a member of the Audit Committee; Momentive Performance Materials, Inc., a manufacturer of chemicals and materials, where he is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee; and Pelmorex Media, Inc., a company engaged in the business of providing weather-related products, services and applications. He previously served as a member of the Boards of Directors of several companies and not-for-profit organizations. He is deemed a “financial expert” for purposes of serving on the audit committees of publicly-held companies.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||155,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||193,755|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||348,755|